LED: Smart Illumination for a More Efficient Home
Feb08

LED: Smart Illumination for a More Efficient Home

Thanks to the continuous advancement of technology, a wide range of devices have become an indispensable part of our homes, so much so there are about three devices per person in a household in Australia, a number that’s expected to increase considerably this year. While this is great in terms of staying up to date with information, shopping, and making use of the internet more on a daily basis (e.g. paying bills, making travel...

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RC Monster Truck Buying Guide
Dec25

RC Monster Truck Buying Guide

One of the best ways to spend some quality father and son time is to explore a hobby together, and there aren’t many hobbies that are more interesting to young boys than operating RC toys. RC toys are the gateway to real cars, and they teach young kids the basics of car electronics and radio technology. But if you aren’t up-to-date with the newest RC trends, you might not recognise all the different types of RC toys...

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Turn Your Home into a Haven
Jun09

Turn Your Home into a Haven

A home isn’t just meant to be a place to live, it’s supposed to be a happy abode, hence the saying “home sweet home”. You can’t expect to be excited about being home if you don’t exactly have the surroundings that evoke positive feelings in you. As it happens, most of us make the mistake of steering our homes to the role of functionality, so we fill them up with more functional items than ones we enjoy the...

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Characteristics to Look for When Buying a Fuse
Jun07

Characteristics to Look for When Buying a Fuse

There are a lot of small devices or parts that play a huge role in our everyday life and make it much safer and convenient, that we don’t ever pay attention to, until something goes wrong. Take the fuse, for example. A fuse is an electrical safety device that provides overcurrent protection of electrical circuits including the load and the source of power. Its most essential component is a metal strip or wire that melts when too...

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Electromagnetic Brakes: Types & Usage
May09

Electromagnetic Brakes: Types & Usage

Even though they appear simple at first sight, electromagnetic brakes are far from being described as “simple”. They incorporate an electromagnetic actuator to brake, connect and keep mechanical parts of various different appliances into place. An electromagnetic brake is a mechanical linkage which transmits torque to the electromagnetic braking components. Trams and trains use these brakes and when the braking element is pressed by...

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The Way to Go When Dealing with Cybersecurity Threat
Mar13

The Way to Go When Dealing with Cybersecurity Threat

Humans and electronics… Who would have thought technology would become such an indispensable part of our lives, present in every segment? Sure, the Industrial Revolution of the second half of the 18th century signalled great changes, but no one could have predicted exactly how essential machines would be to us in the 21st century, particularly our beloved electronics. From our homes to our workplaces, everything relies on the...

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